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Walsh delivers 2018 State of the County Address

Walsh delivers 2018 State of the County Address

Highlights include capital projects, transportation plans, and strong economy

Will County Executive Larry Walsh delivered his annual State of the County address at the August County Board meeting. Walsh gave an update on the many positive things happening in Will County including major capital projects and major transportation efforts.

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Congressman Kinzinger hosts roundtable discussion to address opioid epidemic

Congressman Kinzinger hosts roundtable discussion to address opioid epidemic

As the opioid crisis continues to affect communities across the nation, U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger hosted a roundtable discussion with local and county officials to learn about local efforts and potential solutions on this issue. Read more
Residents invited to comment on DuPage River Feasibility Report

Residents invited to comment on DuPage River Feasibility Report

Study by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers address flood risks along river and tributaries in Will and DuPage Counties

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District released for public comment today the DuPage River draft integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment. The draft report provides a recommended plan to address flood risk on the DuPage River and its tributaries in the counties of DuPage and Will in Illinois.

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WCWC releases August workshop schedule

WCWC releases August workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County August schedule, which includes workshops offered by the Workforce Services Division of Will County, Illinois Department of Employment Security and Joliet Junior College, has been released.

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August Mobile Workshop Center schedule includes special events

August Mobile Workshop Center schedule includes special events

A pair of special events has been added to the Workforce Services Division of Will County Mobile Workforce Center’s August schedule. MWC has stops in six communities.

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Will County Office Building Closed on July 4th

Will County Office Building Closed on July 4th

In observance of our nation's birthday, the Will County Office Building will be closed on Wednesday, July 4. Normal operations will resume at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 5.

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Workforce Center to host job fair in Monee on July 13

Workforce Center to host job fair in Monee on July 13

Job seekers are invited to attend a job fair in eastern Will County on Friday, July 13. The event, hosted by Workforce Center of Will County, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Monee Parks & Recreation, 5162 W. Court St.

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Will County Officials celebrate ribbon cutting of new Public Safety Complex

Will County Officials celebrate ribbon cutting of new Public Safety Complex

Today, officials from Will County celebrated a ribbon cutting for the new Public Safety Complex on Laraway Road. Read more
Public invited to comment on CMAP On To 2050 Transportation Plan

Public invited to comment on CMAP On To 2050 Transportation Plan

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency on Planning (CMAP) is currently working on its On To 2050 Transportation Plan and is seeking input from the public. Read more
WCWC releases July workshop schedule

WCWC releases July workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County July schedule, which includes workshops offered by the Workforce Services Division of Will County, Illinois Department of Employment Security and Joliet Junior College, has been released.

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July Mobile Workshop Center schedule includes special events

July Mobile Workshop Center schedule includes special events

A pair of special events has been added to the Workforce Services Division of Will County Mobile Workforce Center’s July schedule. MWC has stops in six communities.

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Will County’s book reuse event has global impact

Will County’s book reuse event has global impact

A Joliet man’s humanitarian work and Will County’s book reuse and recycling event have come together to have a global impact.

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Will County to receive more than $54 million in funding from IDOT Competitive Freight Grant Program

Will County to receive more than $54 million in funding from IDOT Competitive Freight Grant Program

This week, Will County officials learned that two significant projects within the county will receive more than $54 million from the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Competitive Freight Program. Read more
Workforce Center of Will County to host weekly job fair on June 14

Workforce Center of Will County to host weekly job fair on June 14

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Workforce Center of Will County.

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Business services workshop to be held June 21

Business services workshop to be held June 21

Workforce Center of Will County will host a business services workshop on Thursday, June 21, at its 2400 Glenwood Ave. location.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event to be held March 14 in Homer Glen

The Will County Land Use Department is partnering with the Village of Homer Glen to host a free one day Household Hazardous Waste collection event from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. This event is open to all Will County residents by appointment only.
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Daylight Savings Time Begins March 8

Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday March 8. Remember to set your clocks forward one hour and also check your smoke detector batteries.
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Will County celebrates completion of two new buildings

On Thursday, March 5, officials from Will County celebrated the opening of two new state of the art buildings on the county’s Public Safety Complex at Laraway and Cherry Hill Roads.

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Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in Will County with passport to green events

The Will County Resource Recovery and Energy Division has joined with the Health Department, Forest Preserve and South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium to offer a passport to more than 50 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

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Changes to the Will County Sheriff's Office on Laraway Road

Will County Sheriff Mike Kelley is announcing changes to the daily operations of the Sheriff’s Office, Public Safety Building, 16911 W. Laraway Road in Joliet and to the Adult Detention Facility, 95 S. Chicago Street, and Video Visitation Building, 20 S. Chicago Street in Joliet.
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Will County Creates COVID-19 page to consolidate information from departments/agencies

In an effort to centralize communication from various elected officials’ offices, county departments, and agencies relating to the coronavirus crisis, the Will County Executive Office’s IT department has created a COVID-19 page on its website.

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